Posts Tagged: arch supports

Questions and Answers About Arch Inserts

Arch inserts are the same thing as arch supports and arch orthotics. Arch inserts may be the size of the length of the full foot or may be the size of one small part of the foot to cover the area of the medial longitudinal arch.   What Do You Do with These Orthotics When […]

Boot Insoles: How Important are They To Your Feet?

Podiatrists have known for a very long time that teachers, workers in industrial positions and salespeople (who don’t wear boots or boot insoles) that stand all day long were more prone to develop varicose veins. That’s why they don’t recommend it. Standing tires out the feet and apparently interferes with the flow of the blood […]

What to Do When The Bones of the Foot Collapse

  There are 26 bones of the foot! That’s amazing enough but did you know there are 107 ligaments and 19 muscles and tendons? And 33 joints? Now double the number of bones of the foot and you now get 52 bones, 214 ligaments, 38 muscles and tendons, and 66 joints. It’s a complex anatomical […]